The solo performances sparkle with imagination
After years spent performing in Miami and New York, Giberson returned to his native Portland, OR and formed his new trio. Their debut recording Mirador, features 8 original pieces reflecting on his travels in Europe, and is an intimate session named by the Sacramento Twirlie Jazz Awards as one of the top 5 piano CDs of 2001 along with Keith
Jarrett, Brad Meldau, John Hicks & Gonzalo Rubacaba.
1 Emergence [7.38]
2 Have Wings...Will Fly [6.29]
3 Gothic Quarter [7.27]
4 Incompatibility [4.58]
5 Morpheus [6.07]
6 Then & Now [6.50]
7 The Spirit Lingers [3.58]
8 Treasure [5.40]
9 Mirador [6.35]
produced by CLAY GIBERSON
recorded October 18, 2000 at DEAD AUNT THELMAíS recording studio, Portland, OR
recorded and mixed by MIKE MOORE
mastered by RYAN FOSTER at FREQ. MASTERING, Portland, OR
edited by CLAY GIBERSON
layout and design by JOHN BISHOP/OriginArts
photos by CLAY GIBERSON, Mallorca
cover photo by JOHN BISHOP
Jazz Review (Lee Prosser)
Recorded October 18, 2000 at Dead Aunt Thelma's recording studio in Portland, Oregon, MIRADOR introduces the music and piano work of composer Dave Giberson. A highly gifted pianist, I was reminded at times of the late jazz pianist great, Bill Evans. Dave Giberson has a nice, tight, melodic sound that is uniquely his own, and he demonstrates it on t ...
All Music Guide (Adam Greenburg)
West Coast pianist Clay Giberson's initial offering from the Origin label vividly recalls the seminal trio of Bill Evans, Scott LaFaro, and Paul Motian by the introspective manner in which it presents the music. Like Evans, Giberson's touch is well modulated, revealing an impressive lyrical demeanor. The nine compositions on the program all come fr ...